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Policing youth: Britain, 1945-70

Louise A. Jackson and Angela Bartie


Policing Youth probes beneath the media sensationalism surrounding youth crime in order to evaluate the workings of juvenile justice and the relationship between young people and practitioners in a key era of social change (1945-70). The work of state representatives – the police, magistrates and probation officers - is mapped alongside models of discipline within families, neighbourhoods, schools and churches as well as the growing commercial sector of retail and leisure. Youth culture is considered alongside the social and moral regulation of everyday life. The books uses a rich seam of sou ... More

Keywords: Youth, Crime, Police, Juvenile justice, Discipline, England, Scotland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780719081781
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719081781.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Louise A. Jackson, author

Angela Bartie, author

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